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Nov 23, 2009 3:30am EST
-- america is in serious problems with respect to health care. virtually every other developed country has a better system than we do. ours is costly. in places it's ineffective. it's deeply troubled. the time has come to really see that people who have no insurance can get insurance. now, the good part about this bill is that it is structured so that it is phased in. so that over time we can watch it. we can change it. for example, this next year, small business tax credits go in place and $5 billion is available for insurance for those who have been denied because of preconditions. so these people will be able to get insurance right away. things like the exchange and the public option come on line on 2014. so the bill, in a sense, is incremental. we can watch it. we can change it. the important thing is that we debate it. there be a free flow of amendments. that some will pass, some will fall. the bill will go to conference. it has to be reconciled with the house bill. so we're at the beginning now of what is a great national and key debate. >> senator lieberman, let me pick up with wher
Nov 22, 2009 2:00pm EST
, not to consider this question, america's in serious problems with respect to health care. virtually every other developed country has a better system than we do. ours is costly, it's ineffective, deeply troubled and the time has come to see that people who have no insurance can get insurance. the good part of this bill, it is structured so that over time it is phased in. this next year small business tax credits go in place, and $5 billion is available for insurance for those who have been denied because of pre-existing conditions, these people will be able to get insurance right away. things like the exchange and the public auction come on line in 2014. the bill in a sense is incremental. we can watch it, we can change it. the bill will go to conference, has to be reconciled with a house bill, we're at the beginning of what is a great national and key debate. >> let me pick up with, the votes. >> are you a no vote on this bill? >> i voted last night to go ahead with the debate, because i want us to do something about health care reform, i don't think anybody feels this bill as senator reed put
Nov 16, 2009 3:30am EST
of state, hillary clinton. >>> then a special discussion about america's failing public schools. the president's education secretary calls them dropout factories and promises sweeping change. he is touring the country with a political odd couple who share the president's vision for reform. >> i'm not sure on my side of the aisle which was more confusing to my friends, hanging out with the obama administration or hanging out with sharpton. >>> with us this morning, education secretary arne duncan, former democratic presidential candidate reverend al sharpton, and former house speaker newt gingrich. >>> in the "meet the press minute," as president obama lands in china this morning we look back to 1976 when george h.w. bush tries to explain a controversial chinese invitation extended to an impeached richard nixon. >> we can argue and there's plenty of room for opinion and i have my own personal opinion which i don't plan to divulge to you about how i feel about it, but i'm telling you how the chinese feel about it. >>> but first secretary of state hillary clinton is traveling in as
Nov 30, 2009 4:00am EST
of america's largest congregations in his saddleback church in california. pastor rick warren joins us for a discussion on faith and charity. then, he's the world's richest man, founder of computer giant microsoft. together with his wife, melinda, bill gates also runs the largest private charitable foundation in the world. they're here exclusively to discuss their mission to improve global health and education. but first, our focus on giving thanks and helping others during a tumultuous period in our country economically and politically. with us pastor, best-selling author, and be no stranger to washington, rick warren. pastor rick warren, welcome back to "meet the press." i will call you pastor rick. >> just call me rick. just call me for dinner. >> what is testing the faith of americans, do you think, as you approach this holiday season? >> well, no doubt about the economy, the war in afghanistan, but also i just think the political visions are a big deal that the coarsening of our society, demonizing differences. those things need to be dealt with. >> we think about thanksgiving, we
Nov 16, 2009 4:16am EST
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Nov 8, 2009 10:00am EST
down the road? >> well, first of all, most people in america who don't want this, so to be the people to defeat it would be popular. ed something important. 60% to 80% of the things we talk about in health care could have passed the house last night 400-20, but instead the democrat leadership chose not to stop there but to try to cram down the country's throat a government-run health care system. a cbo congressional budget office says it is going to drive up health insurance premiums. the american people thought the idea was to get control of the cost. $500 billion cuts in medicare, states like mississippi and pennsylvania are going to be forced to raise our taxes because part of the cost of this is being dumped on us. there are lots of things in here that most americans don't want. i don't believe the senate will pass, but, yeah, we could have a very good health care reform bill that would pass overwhelmingly, but about ten things in here wouldn't be included. >> governor rendell, if you talk in terms of what health care means, if premiums do go up, if the middle class does feel a ta
Nov 2, 2009 12:00am EST
? >> absolutely not. we are obviously living in hard times. here's where he made commitments to the america people. first to strengthen the relationships with the rest of the world to solve common problems. we have made huge strides in that. secondly, to change the way washington works. obviously, the national republican party has made a political decision not based on principle but politics to oppose him. if you look at -- there's deep cynicism in american that their voices aren't heard, the lobbyists carry the day. president obama has a revolving door. for if first time everyone that goes to the white mouse will be released to rebuild trust. third, was that he was going to wake up every day fighting for the middle class and that's what he has do. creating or saving a million jobs. a tax cut to 95% of working families. keeping hundreds of thousands of people in their home expanding health care for children. >> you look at the polling, how much danger is the president and his party as we approach 2010 in a pretty bad anti-incumbent mood right now? >> well i would say r
Nov 2, 2009 3:30am EST
. these are not small issues. it is not written in stone that the united states of america will be as strong as we have been for the decades and centuries to come. you only have to be a casual student to understand that strong countries used to be strong em pirps have to renew themselves at moments of challenge. we led in the industrial revolution. we led in the information revolution. we have to lead in the green revolution and china and india and other countries are aggressively in that space. so this is what he's asking people to do is not necessarily thing that is the short-term benefit will be clear in the next election or the one after that or the one after that. washington has failed the country because they refuse to do the tough things that we all know we have to do. if we don't make the right progress on health care and energy, our economy is going to struggle for decades to come. >> all goals but you are in the politics business k. he take the message without suffering losses next year? >> well, everyone in washington wants to predict what happens next fall. this thing has 20 lifetimes. i th
Nov 9, 2009 12:00am EST
beginning at 7:00 eastern and 4:00 pacific time on "football night in america." until then, a reminder your late local news and "dateline" on nbc is coming up. this is al michaels and for cris collinsworth and andrea kremer and our entire nbc sports crew, saying good night from philadelphia. . -- captions by vitac -- >>> friends and family gather to mourn the loss of a d.c. store owner murdered in a robbery. good evening, everyone. i'm craig melvin. 51-year-old hernandez was found with multiple gunshot wounds about 9:00 saturday night at her liquor store on georgia avenue in northwest. authorities say hernandez was cooperating with the ropers but they shot her anyway. those who knew hernandez gartered to pay tribute to her. >> reporter: it was saturday night. just been 9:00 p.m. police say two men entered the liquor store on the 5400 block of georgia avenue. one was armed. hernandez was behind the counter when the robbers demanded money. she handed it over. she was shot and died. at a candle light vigil outside the store people recalled how hernandez was loved and respected. h
Nov 1, 2009 10:30am EST
, but can the recession really be over when so many america are out of work? can the economy grow on its own without the government propping it up? we'll ask our exclusive guest, treasury secretary timothy geithner. >>> then afghanistan. a week of deadly violence in the region and a grim milestone for u.s. troops. october is the deadliest month yet since the war started. the president faces the human toll up close greeting the bodies of the fallen at dover air forts base. what will he do now to win the war? with us,hief foreign affairs correspondent andrea mitchell back from pakistan, jim miklaszewski, nbc's pentagon correspondent back from afghanistan, and john kra cower. >>> plus, an exclusive interview with the architect of the obama campaign. an inside look at how he reached the white house and nearly one year after the election he has fulfilled his promises. with us, author of "the audacity to win." cam payne manager david plouffe. >>> but first, the treasury secretary timmy geithner, welcome back to "meet the press." >> good to be here. >> good economic news. the economy grew a little
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